I saw the dramatization of Proust's last "book" in Cambridge, MA several years ago. Catherine Deneuve played Odette, a casting that would never have occurred to me. The film was quite good. There were no car chases, no explosions, no blood and gore, and I don't think there was a seventeen year old in the house. Just a hushed, reverent audience.
Here is a link to an NYTimes article about the man who created the film. A Mild Mannered Maniac.
The last volume of the great tome is, to my mind, the best, and I found the great denouement utterly thrilling.
The Other Odette